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Media, Inequality & Change Center

Events

Convening researchers, activists, and journalists, our events take on some of the biggest issues of our day.

Check back soon for our Fall 2023 events.

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Past Events

Click on the boxes below to learn more about MIC's past events.

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Lunchtime Talk: Reece Peck, CUNY Graduate Center & College of Staten Island

"The Power of Political Style: Comparing Populist Media, From Fox News to The Young Turks, From Cable to YouTube, From Right to Left"

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2023 Union for Democratic Communications Conference

On October 13th and 14th, the Media, Inequality & Change Center hosted approximately 200 attendees at the Union for Democratic Communications’ 2023 conference, titled “Left Undone."

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2023 Milton Wolf Seminar

"Media at the Abyss: War, Deglobalization, and the Diplomatic Response"

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The Crisis This Time: Media, Movements, and Abolition in a Time of Rupture

The MIC and Rutgers University conference explored methods to articulate critical interconnections between crises and forms of resistance. 

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CARGC-MIC Book Talk: Aynne Kokas, University of Virginia

"Trafficking Data: How China is Winning the Battle for Digital Sovereignty"

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MIC Visiting Scholar Talk: Hendrik Theine

"Catering to the Interests of the Richest or Staunch Fighters for Social Justice? A Long-term Perspective on Media Discourses of Economic Inequality in the U.S. Press"

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Screening of Media 2070’s "Black in the Newsroom” and Panel Discussion

A15-minute documentary film that explores the story of Elizabeth Montgomery, a talented journalist who ends up fighting a deep-rooted system of harm

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MIC Center Panel Discussion: Gig Workers Strike Back

"Exploring the Recent Uber Driver Victory in the UK and Its Impact on Gig Workers across the Globe"

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MIC Center Townhall Series: Working through the Crisis, Part 2

"Organizing the Essential Work of Care: The Pandemic Through the Eyes of Healthcare Workers"

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Townhall Series: Working through the Crisis, Part 1

"Our Lives Before Your Profits: Amazon Workers Organizing on the Front Lines"

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Book Talk: Andrea Wenzel, Temple University

"Community-Centered Journalism: Engaging People, Exploring Solutions, and Building Trust"

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Lecture: Dan Schiller (Ph.D. '78)

"A History of Telecommunications and US Empire"

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Roundtable: Abolition Democracy and Media

Featuring Joy James, Tauhid Chappell, Clarise McCants, Diamante Ortiz, Diamond Hardiman, and Malav Kanuga

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Black Media-Makers and the Fierce Urgency of Now

Black media-makers discussed best practices for covering race and racial justice issues, and the future of American media.

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Co-Directors Roundtable

Featuring Sarah J. Jackson, Victor Pickard, and Todd Wolfson

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Media in Resistance: 20 Years After Seattle

This event will consider the history of resistance media and explore future possibilities.

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Media, Inequality & Change Center Launch Symposium

"Confronting Inequality: Reimagining the Future of Journalism and Work"

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The Platform Economy and the Future of the City

Workers and scholars shared ideas about how to make the most of the gig economy while ensuring good jobs.